A Case of Blunt Chest Trauma and Delayed Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation

A Case of Blunt Chest Trauma and Delayed Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation

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Seyed Mohammad Saeid Ghiasi
Head, Jamaran Heart Hospital, Tehran, Iran

A B S T R A C T

Blunt chest trauma could lead to the cardiac valves damage. Flail anterior leaflet with severe tricuspid regurgitation is usually due to blunt chest trauma. This condition is very rare and can lead to deformation and failure of the right ventricle. The tricuspid regurgitation is usually easily diagnosed with transthoracic echocardiography. In this study, we want to present a case with delayed tricuspid damage following blunt chest trauma.

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Case Report
Publication history
Received: Wed 14, Jul 2021
Accepted: Fri 20, Aug 2021
Published: Thu 02, Sep 2021
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© 2021 Seyed Mohammad Saeid Ghiasi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Hosting by Science Repository. All rights reserved.
DOI: 10.31487/j.SCR.2021.08.16